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Mountain bikers on top of Ruka, Kuusamo, Lapland

Mountain Biking Trails at Kuusamo and nearby

This list contains mountain biking trails in Kuusamo area and nearby. We reserve the right for changes.
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recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 42.8 km
Duration 3:00 h
Ascent 420 m
Descent 388 m

Kouvervaara Bike Route is a fun mixture of mountain biking and gravel road biking with some really nice scenery spots on top of Lappish fells.   

from Kuusamo Info,   Ruka Kuusamo
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 5.1 km
Duration 0:30 h
Ascent 61 m
Descent 61 m

Easy mountain biking trail with forest and ponds along the way. Kivilampi lean-to shelter and picnic area with a view to Kivilampi pond are along ...

from Veera Vihervaara,   Ruka Kuusamo
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 8.6 km
Duration 0:58 h
Ascent 161 m
Descent 161 m

The mountainbiking tour from Ruka Village around the ski resort shows you the summery ski slopes and fell sceneries of Ruka.

from Veera Vihervaara,   Ruka Kuusamo
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 0.5 km
Duration 0:04 h
Ascent 16 m
Descent 16 m

Easy technical skill course for mountain bikers at Ruka village. 

from Ruka-Kuusamo Matkailu ry Ruka-Kuusamo Matkailu,   Ruka Kuusamo
Mountain Biking · Lapland
Nissinvaara XC Biking Trail in Kuusamo
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 28.7 km
Duration 3:00 h
Ascent 117 m
Descent 100 m

Nissinvaara 24,5 km Bike Trail winds through very typical Lappish pine forests and fells. Route is suitable for hikers, trails runners and mountain ...

from Kuusamo Info,   Ruka Kuusamo
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 3.9 km
Duration 0:30 h
Ascent 96 m
Descent 96 m

Technically easy, but contains a demanding ascent to the top of Ruka. Access to Ruka Circle XC trail. 

from Ruka-Kuusamo Matkailu ry Ruka-Kuusamo Matkailu,   Ruka Kuusamo
recommended route Difficulty S2 difficult
Distance 49 km
Duration 4:30 h
Ascent 460 m
Descent 460 m

Showing the best parts of Hossa National Park, this trail is the only one in Finland with IMBA EPICS title, it has been selected among the best ...

from Veera Vihervaara,   Metsähallitus
Mountain Biking · Hossa National Park
Kokalmuksen kierros trail in Hossa National Park
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 13.2 km
Duration 1:07 h
Ascent 15 m
Descent 15 m

Kokalmuksen kierros trail is suitable for beginners and mountain biking enthusiasts showcasing magnificent lake scenery, crystal-clear streams, as ...

from Veera Vihervaara,   Metsähallitus
Mountain Biking · Hossa National Park
Jatkonvalkea trail in Hossa National Park
recommended route Difficulty S0 easy
Distance 9.5 km
Duration 1:10 h
Ascent 25 m
Descent 24 m

Partly a circle trail, Jatkonvalkea trail lets you see the beautiful lake and esker views of Hossa National Park on the saddle of a mountainbike. 

from Veera Vihervaara,   Metsähallitus
recommended route Difficulty S2 difficult
Distance 35.2 km
Duration 6:00 h
Ascent 154 m
Descent 88 m

A mountain bike trail to Kylmäluoma hiking area. The route runs in versatile terrain and stunning sceneries. This route is suitable for ...

from Helka Leimu-Pelkonen,   Naturpolis Oy / Gateway to Land of National Parks
recommended route Difficulty S1 moderate
Distance 19.2 km
Duration 3:00 h
Ascent 56 m
Descent 56 m

Plenty of easy pedalling on gently rolling sections as well as more challenging riding on duckboardsand climbs: no shortage of beautiful scenery on ...

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from Minna Koramo,   Metsähallitus
Mountain Biking · Syöte National Park
Pitämävaaran lenkki MTB in Syöte National Park
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 38.6 km
Duration 7:00 h
Ascent 291 m
Descent 300 m

In the versatile terrain of Pitämävaaran lenkki trail, you roll along forest paths and enjoy the diverse nature of Syöte.

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from Minna Koramo,   Metsähallitus
Mountain Biking · Syöte National Park
Ahmankierros MTB in Syöte National Park
recommended route Difficulty difficult
Distance 17.4 km
Duration 5:00 h
Ascent 161 m
Descent 160 m

Ahmankierros Trail offers very tough challenges for more demanding mountain bikers! The trail includes climbs and descents, duckboards, a technical ...

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from Minna Koramo,   Metsähallitus
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 34.3 km
Duration 6:00 h
Ascent 260 m
Descent 242 m

Toraslammen taival is a challenging mountain biking trail which rewards cyclists with spruce forests and sections with wilderness landscapes.

from Minna Koramo,   Metsähallitus